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Noun (plural)
/ˈkatl/,
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cattle, plural;
  1. Large ruminant animals with horns and cloven hoofs, domesticated for meat or milk, or as beasts of burden; cows

  2. Similar animals of a group related to domestic cattle, including yak, bison, and buffalo


  1. domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
  2. Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. ...
  3. Sura Al-An-'am (سورة الأنعام, Sūratu al-An'ām, "The Cattle") is the sixth chapter of the Qur'an, with 165 verses. It is a Makkan sura. Its main topics are monotheism, resurrection, heaven and hell.
  4. Cattles plc is a British consumer finance company based in Batley, West Yorkshire. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a former constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
  5. Domesticated bovine animals (cows, bulls, steers etc); Certain other livestock, such as sheep, pigs or horses; People who resemble domesticated bovine animals in behavior or destiny; chattel; Used in restricted contexts to refer to the meat derived from cattle
  6. neat, n; nieten; orf, n
  7. Very early in the history of mankind, animals were tamed and domesticated, to be used in agriculture, for milk, for their flesh, and especially for sacrifices. ...
  8. Arabic An`am. They are said in the Qur'an to be the gift of God. Surah xl. 79, "God it is who hath made for you cattle that ye may ride on some and eat others."
  9. Commonable animals in forest - chiefly horses and cattle. Usually a term applied in medieval times in official documents purposefully evading reference to sheep (which together with goats were uncommonable animals in Forest).
  10. Another term for a cow. A steer, on the other-hand, is a castrated (neutered) cow.
  11. common term for the domesticated herbivorous mammals that constitute the genus Bos, of the family Bovidae, and that are of great importance to humans because of the meat, milk, leather, glue, gelatin, and other items of commerce they yield.
  12. are those placid humans who follow along with the group, always. They don't have any independent desires, not even to better their status within the group, unless of course the group says so. Don't think for a moment that cattle are pacifistic or harmless. ...
  13. The history of the domestication of cattle, their use as key elements of human survival systems, their biology, how and when they are currently raised, and how they are processed and marketed for consumption are all issues that help us understand beef as a part of different food systems. ...
  14. Any domesticated animal of the genus Bos, including cows, steers, and bulls, often raised for their meat and dairy products.
  15. The usual intramuscular dose for cattle is 10 to 20 mg, according to the size of the animal and severity of the condition. This dose may be repeated in 12 to 24 hours if indicated.
  16. (n) : cows, sheep, etc., live stock
  17. Horses for drawing carriages.
  18. Passengers (particularly commuters, who often complain that they are treated "like cattle")^[13]
  19. at least until the late nineteenth century, a word used to refer to all farm livestock and not just bovines.